Conscientious Objector

“A conscientious objector is one who is opposed to serving in the armed forces and/or bearing arms on the grounds of moral or religious principles.”

Open a File of Consciousness with the
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)


If you are military service personnel or an enlistee concerned about a pending deployment, the terms and conditions of your obligation to the military or you are in need of legal advice regarding the military, Disciples Home Missions strongly recommends you contact the G.I. HOTLINE  at or (877) 447-4487 for legal counsel and current information about military protocol.

You are encouraged to read through all questions on this form before beginning to fill it out. While you do not have to answer every question on this form before submitting it, the strongest files are from persons who have carefully thought through the issues and have articulated authentic and thorough responses. If you would like counsel on places to start your journey with these questions, please contact Disciples Peace Fellowship, Disciples Home Missions or your local pastor.

For more information about the relationship between the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and issues of war, social justice, and conscientious objection, please visit the Disciples Peace Fellowship Web site.

Opening your file

To open a File of Consciousness with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), please fill out the online form. Review it and submit. For more information contact:

Warren Lynn
(317) 713-2652

Additional information

To request a free packet of information, visit the Disciples Peace Fellowship web site.